NCPCV School Safety Conference

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Fast Facts

What: NCPCV School Safety Conference
When: October 15-16, 2019
Times: 8AM-4PM (both days)
Location: Yavapai College
              1100 E. Sheldon St.
              Building 19, Room 147
              Prescott, AZ 86301
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Cost: Early Bird (on or before 9/15/19) - $150
        Regular (after 9/15/19) - $200

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Conference Overview

Planning, Preparedness and Response

School safety planning and response is essential in the law enforcement mission to safely police communities today. The response to a school tragedy happens well before the event. With the proper planning to include campus threat assessment and response planning law enforcement officers will be in a position to prevent, intervene and recover from a school crisis or critical incident while protecting the nation’s most valuable resources “our children.”

This two day comprehensive school safety training program will provide a process that law enforcement officers can adapt in their communities to insure school and campus safety preparedness.

Course Outline

During this two day comprehensive school safety training course, participants will:

• Learn to develop effective school/police partnerships to include model policy development
• Learn effective strategies for preventing student crime and violence in the school setting
• Learn law enforcement's role in school crisis planning
• Learn law enforcement's role in planning for school related critical incidents
• Learn the process of school based threat assessments
• Learn how to conduct a physical school safety assessment

* This course will allow participants to conduct an on-site school safety inspection and provide a model application of planning and preparedness

Course Objectives

Upon course completion, participants will:

• Design a successful school/police partnership with model policies and objectives
• Establish the ability to participate in developing school crisis plans
• Understand the process of developing school based threat assessments
• Develop the knowledge of model student support programs to prevent crime and violence in schools
• Develop the knowledge to conduct a physical campus safety and security assessment

Who Should Attend

Law enforcement command, school resource officers, police supervisors, campus police officers, school security officers, school safety directors, school administrators.

Contact Info

Pre-Conference Contact

Contact NCPCV

On-site Contact

Shelby Dollarhide will be available at the registration table, located at the entrance to the training room, while training is in session.

On-Campus Contact

Jerald Monahan (Chief of Campus Police)
O: 928-775-2184
C: 928-830-1210


Bobby Kipper

Bobby Kipper is recognized as a national expert and best-selling author in the areas of school and community safety. He currently serves as the executive director of the National Center for Prevention of Community Violence. In addition, he is a school safety and discipline specialist with the Virginia Department of Education. Mr. Kipper served 26 years in police service in Newport News Virginia and was active as a school resource officer and school police supervisor.


Day One: October 15

8:00 A.M. – 9:00 A.M. – Course Introduction and Overview
9:00 A.M. – 10:00 A.M. – Current Trends of School Violence in America
10:00 A.M. – 10:15 A.M. – Break
10:15 A.M. – 12:00 P.M. – Building Effective Police/School Partnerships
12:00 P.M. – 1:00 P.M. – Lunch
1:00 P.M. – 2:30 P.M. – From Bullying to Juvenile Sex Trafficking – a New America Crisis
2:00 P.M. – 2:15 P.M. – Break
2:15 P.M. – 4:00 P.M. – Model Tabletop Exercise

Day Two: October 16

8:00 A.M. – 9:00 A.M. – Law Enforcement's Response to School-based Threats
9:00 A.M. – 10:00 A.M. – Establishing and Conducting School-based Threat Assessment Process
10:00 A.M. – 10:15 A.M. – Break
10:15 A.M. – 12:00 P.M. – Threat Assessment Exercise
12:00 P.M. – 1:00 P.M. – Lunch
1:00 P.M. – 2:00 P.M. – Conducting Physical Security and Safety Assessments
2:00 P.M. – 2:15 P.M. – Break
2:15 P.M. – 4:00 P.M. – Practical Exercise on School Safety Assessments


There are a number of hotels, motels, and B&Bs in the area.  For more info, click here.


Will attendees earn any education credits?

We will offer 14 hours of AZ POST continuing education credit for Arizona sworn law enforcement officers.

What methods of payment will be accepted?

All major credit cards will be accepted for advance payment of the conference registration fee.


Parking lots are located at various sites near Building 19. Permits are not required. Parking lots A, B and M are recommended; parking lots I and J are also available as overflow, if needed.

For a printable map of the Yavapai College campus, click Campus Map.

Restaurant Info

Attendees are on their own for meals and refreshments.

A Starbucks Cafe stand is located adjacent to the training room.

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